Excellent ... Matthews' latest work is well-written and researched and full of clear-headed opinions. The book is extremely topical. -- Richard Neill, Daily Telegraph (London) October 14, 2000
Intriguing and irritating in equal parts, like Matthews' first book The Wild Bunch. -- Jasper Morris, The Vine, December 2000
One terrific read... Matthews' book gets closer to the reality of today's wine business than most. -- Harvey Steiman, Wine Spectator, August 31, 2001
Portraits of some truly revolutionary winemakers. -- Food and Wine, December, 2000
[O]ne of the most fascinating wine books I have read in recent years. -- Christine Austin, Yorkshire Post, England, October 7, 2000
About the Author
Patrick Matthews' first wine book 'The Wild Bunch -- great wines from small producers' (Faber) won the 1998 Glenfiddich award. His second book 'Cannabis Culture' (Bloomsbury) has been critically acclaimed. He writes for Decanter magazine and has contributed to Saveur and Food and Wine.